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Gorakhpur riots: HC dismisses writ petition seeking prosecution of Yogi Adityanath Gorakhpur riots: HC dismisses writ petition seeking prosecution of Yogi Adityanath
- February 22, 2018

CB-CID inspector Chandra Bhushan Upadhyaya, who investigated the case, was quoted by The Indian Express as saying that he had completed the investigation and sought sanction to file a chargesheet under IPC 153-A in 2015. Parwaz was a resident of Gorakhpur and had filed an FIR in connection with the riots and Hayat was a witness in the case. Earlier, after hearing counsel for the petitioner and state counsels at length, the court had reserved its judgment on December 18, 2017. (more...)
Six Dec. 2 responders receive Medal of Valor at White House ceremony Six Dec. 2 responders receive Medal of Valor at White House ceremony
- February 22, 2018

Trump explained that when terrorists attacked the Inland Regional Center, the six men responded to the onslaught and risked their own lives to stop the "sinister rampage, which was going to get a lot worse". for rescuing three drowning people on a beach; and fire engineer Stephen Gunn, who saved a man from a house fire started by an arsonist. The president began by acknowledging that the ceremony took place as the country still mourns with the community of Parkland, Florida. (more...)
Voter registration at Black Panther lines Voter registration at Black Panther lines
- February 22, 2018

Yet Black Panther not only works on a functional level, it distinguishes itself in a sea of comic-book adaptations, different and powerful where others have begun to feel like more of the same. The women in Wakanda are truly strong and independent - the ideal image of every woman around the world. Peter recommends The New York Times' podcast Still Processing . (more...)
New Jersey taxpayers forced to give $7.5 million to Planned Parenthood New Jersey taxpayers forced to give $7.5 million to Planned Parenthood
- February 22, 2018

Christie, a two-term Republican who left office January 16, cut the appropriation from his first budget, saying the state couldn't afford it. "Today we are saying in a clear voice that New Jersey will once again stand for the right things", Murphy said. (more...)
Britain suggests longer Brexit transition Britain suggests longer Brexit transition
- February 22, 2018

The EU fears the judicial changes put the rule of law in Poland at risk and has started an unprecedented process that could eventually see the nation face sanctions. Conservative MP Kwasi Kwarteng, an aide to Chancellor Philip Hammond, explained the latest statement on the customs union was "perfectly consistent" with what the government had been saying all along, given that Prime Minister Theresa May had been "pretty clear" for more than a year that the United Kingdom would be leaving. (more...)
Social media threat investigated by Shawnee Police Social media threat investigated by Shawnee Police
- February 22, 2018

Shawnee Police told us they're looking into reports of a possible threat made against students at "SHS" that was posted and shared on Snapchat, from a Facebook account. The Sterlington Police Department has notified the public a threat towards SHS. The Springdale Police Department reports a viral threat on Facebook, indicating that there is going to be a shooting at "SHS" Thursday, is not credible. (more...)
Forget What Wall Street Says: Athersys, Inc. (ATHX), Universal Display Corporation (OLED)
- February 22, 2018

About 1.18M shares traded or 23.93% up from the average. Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) has risen 32.38% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.18% the S&P500. 67 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. Raymond James & Assocs holds 41,821 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Brown Advisory Ltd Liability holds 9,000 shares. (more...)
Russian opposition leader Navalny released in Moscow Russian opposition leader Navalny released in Moscow
- February 22, 2018

The 41-year-old anti-corruption campaigner has been repeatedly jailed for organising some of Russia's biggest protests in recent years , railing against what he says are the gilded lives of Vladimir Putin and his inner circle. "Good thing they didn't run in and pull me out from under the drill", he said. "I don't know what it was and why seven people detained me", Navalny tweeted. (more...)
Net migration from European Union drops below 100000 for first time since 2013
- February 22, 2018

Releasing the figures today, ONS statisticians said Brexit "could be a factor" that is detering people from moving to the UK. Net migration to the United Kingdom has fallen by 92 000 since the June 2016 Brexit referendum as European Union nationals arrive in fewer numbers. (more...)
In Effort to Tamper Corruption South African President Announces 'Lifestyle Audits' In Effort to Tamper Corruption South African President Announces 'Lifestyle Audits'
- February 22, 2018

Ramaphosa correctly referred to how public servants have failed South Africans with "poor service or no service at all". President Cyril Ramaphosa and former president Jacob Zuma shake hands at a farewell function in Cape Town. Minister Gigaba "has this tainted history and the problem with him delivering the budget is that people know that he has been involved so intimately with the state capture project" and "cannot signal to worldwide markets a credible turnaround", said Georg. (more...)
Top private hospitals fleecing patients: NPPA Top private hospitals fleecing patients: NPPA
- February 22, 2018

National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has found that over 25 percent of the bill charged by four private hospitals in the National Capital Region of Delhi on some of their patients was on drugs that were out of price control. In fact, the NPPA, in its recent order on coronary stent price revision, has directed hospitals to mention the cost of main consumables during angioplasty procedure to increase transparency in billing process. (more...)
Trump Promises 'Very Strong' Background Checks for Gun Buyers in Listening Session Trump Promises 'Very Strong' Background Checks for Gun Buyers in Listening Session
- February 22, 2018

One of the most impassioned voices belonged to the father of teenager Meadow Pollack, one of the 17 people killed in last week's massacre. "I'm never gonna see my kid again". Nicole Hockley, whose son Dylan was killed in the Sandy Hook shooting, disagreed with Trump's argument that teachers should be armed-she would "rather arm teachers with the knowledge on how to prevent shootings from happening in the first place". (more...)
U.S. envoy mediates in Lebanon-Israel dispute U.S. envoy mediates in Lebanon-Israel dispute
- February 22, 2018

Lebanon and Israel have an unresolved maritime border dispute over a triangular area around 860 square kilometers (332 square miles) that extends along the southern edge of three of Lebanon's 10 blocks. Speaking Monday evening at an event organized by the Army's Research and Strategic Studies Center, Aoun's comments came after Israeli claims on the Exclusive Economic Zone in Lebanese territorial waters. (more...)
President Trump endorses Mitt Romney for Senate despite history of contention President Trump endorses Mitt Romney for Senate despite history of contention
- February 22, 2018

Jimmy Kimmel crafted a hilarious ad mocking Mitt Romney's waffling on the subject of Donald Trump . In 2016 Trump said the former MA governor had "choked like a dog" during his failed 2012 bid against President Barack Obama. A few hours after the tweet from the USA president, Romney also re-tweeted back thanking President Trump for his endorsement and support. In his early career, Romney more or less denounced guns, supporting the passing of the Brady Bill (which enforced a ... (more...)
Winter Olympics: Norway claims two golds to top medals table Winter Olympics: Norway claims two golds to top medals table
- February 22, 2018

From there, they continued to rack up victories, winning seven of their next eight games. Noora Raty stopped 20 shots, and Petra Nieminen, Susanna Tapani and Linda Valimaki scored for Finland, which also took bronze - behind the US and Canada - in the inaugural Olympic women's event in 1998. (more...)
Jewish NGO considering travel warning for Poland Jewish NGO considering travel warning for Poland
- February 22, 2018

The Ruderman Family Foundation, an American Jewish philanthropic organization, recently initiated a campaign calling for the United States to dissolve its ties with Poland over the country's controversial new law that makes it illegal to accuse the Polish nation of complicity in Nazi crimes during World War II. (more...)
Amnesty says Rohingya crisis consequence of society Amnesty says Rohingya crisis consequence of society "encouraged to hate"
- February 22, 2018

Presenting their annual report for the first time in the United States, in a sign of how seriously they were taking Mr Trump's actions, Amnesty said that Mr Trump has " wasted little time in putting his anti-rights rhetoric of discrimination and xenophobia into action ". (more...)
Teens protest at White House for gun control Teens protest at White House for gun control
- February 22, 2018

President Trump will take steps to ban bump stocks that turn semi-automatic weapons into machine guns in the wake of the Florida shooting. Sen. Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat and leading advocate for tighter gun controls, said Trump's directive suggested the president was aware of fresh energy on the issue and called it a sign that "for the first time" politicians are "scared of the political consequences of inaction on guns". (more...)
Fact check: Where are Trump's 'tougher' steps on Russian Federation? Fact check: Where are Trump's 'tougher' steps on Russian Federation?
- February 22, 2018

He said: "Why aren't Dem crimes under investigation?" The list was drawn from Forbes magazine's Russian billionaires' rankings, but the Treasury Department said it sent Congress a classified version with additional names. "With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign & Obama Administration, there was never a special counsel appointed!" "Total Fake News!" - Trump's tweet on Tuesday. (more...)
TISS students protest withdrawal of aid TISS students protest withdrawal of aid
- February 22, 2018

Students boycotted classes, field work and submissions. What is even worse, they plan to continue the protest through the night. "In addition, over Rs 1 crore has been allocated/partially disbursed by the institute as scholarship/students' aid on need basis to eligible students from general category and SC/ST/OBC during the current academic year", the statement said. (more...)
Top Vatican abuse investigator goes under the knife in Chile Top Vatican abuse investigator goes under the knife in Chile
- February 22, 2018

Scicluna, the archbishop of Malta, was hospitalized in Santiago and underwent emergency gallbladder surgery . Scicluna, 58, had already interviewed one of Karadima's victims, Juan Carlos Cruz, in NY on his way to Chile . Scicluna met with James Hamilton and will meet on Wednesday with Jose Andres Murillo, who along with Cruz have denounced Karadima and the role that Barros allegedly played in covering up the abuses. (more...)
US Supreme Court prohibits seizure of Persian artefacts US Supreme Court prohibits seizure of Persian artefacts
- February 22, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that Americans injured in a 1997 Hamas suicide bombing can not seize clay tablets and other Iranian artifacts from the University of Chicago to satisfy a $71 million judgment. Islamic Republic of Iran, which held that "creative arguments" by Iran's central bank can not save it from paying almost $17.6 million to the victims of terrorist attacks in Israel, Saudi Arabia and elsewhere. (more...)
Saudi Arabia to Invest $64 bn in Entertainment over Next Decade Saudi Arabia to Invest $64 bn in Entertainment over Next Decade
- February 22, 2018

Saudi Arabia's General Entertainment Authority announced the start of the construction of an Opera house in Riyadh, a project that is among many others related to the entertainment sector. The General Entertainment Authority's calendar for 2018, featuring a diverse lineup of live entertainment and events for families, young people and children, will be announced on February 22. (more...)
Lalu's son Tej Pratap Yadav alleges Nitish released ghosts in his bungalow Lalu's son Tej Pratap Yadav alleges Nitish released ghosts in his bungalow
- February 22, 2018

Recently, Tej Pratap Yadav had vacated his government allotted bungalow stating that it was filled with ghosts. Continuing to take shots at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar who happens to be now in Japan trying to attract investment for Bihar, Yadav said that he was not after any post and those who knew him well enough knew that he was not motivated by greed or political ambitions. (more...)
Hate groups proliferate in Trump's US Hate groups proliferate in Trump's US
- February 22, 2018

The research center, however, acknowledged that its report likely failed to capture the full extent of hate-group activity. Oregon, with its population of just over 4 million, appears to have a disproportionate number of hate-based organizations within its borders. (more...)
District Will Suspend Kids Who Leave Class to Protest Florida Shooting District Will Suspend Kids Who Leave Class to Protest Florida Shooting
- February 22, 2018

Thousands of students in South Florida walked out from their schools to protest what they perceive as America's weak gun laws. "Life is about choices, and every choice has a outcome whether it be positive or negative", Rhodes went on. That was a relief for Marla Giese, whose daughter is a junior. But some students in Texas face suspension if they heed the call to action. They are now working with their leadership team to determine how to best way for students to have their voices heard if ... (more...)
Rahul Gandhi questions PM Modi over his silence on 'scams' Rahul Gandhi questions PM Modi over his silence on 'scams'
- February 22, 2018

Plus banks across the country are also trying to get back their money. "Few more shell firms will be covered in the coming days", a senior official said. Meanwhile, ED officials have hired experts to ascertain the value of the items seized during the raids. "The source of funds also remains suspicious", the report by the investigative arm of income tax said. (more...)
No. 6 Red Raiders fall at Oklahoma State No. 6 Red Raiders fall at Oklahoma State
- February 22, 2018

First, he put back a missed shot with emphasis to bring the Red Raiders within two points of the Cowboys. And while Texas Tech still comfortably handled Kansas in the 12-point win despite his poor shooting night (and almost beat Baylor despite his departure), they will undoubtedly struggle to score without him down the stretch. (more...)
Ex-Georgian leader banned entry to Ukraine till 2021 Ex-Georgian leader banned entry to Ukraine till 2021
- February 22, 2018

A Kiev court rejected on Monday the appeal of Ukrainian opposition figure and former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili against the decision of a lower court, which ruled against recognizing the Ukrainian migration service's refusal to grant the politician asylum illegal, a Sputnik correspondent reported. (more...)
Priceline Group Inc (PCLN) Holdings Cut by Private Advisor Group LLC Priceline Group Inc (PCLN) Holdings Cut by Private Advisor Group LLC
- February 22, 2018

Farr Miller & Washington Llc who had been investing in Markel Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $15.57 billion market cap company. Strategic Glob Advisors Limited Liability Company reported 10,160 shares. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Benjamin F Edwards holds 0.01% or 40 shares in its portfolio. (more...)

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